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(via Josh Healey) For most of the last decade, I lived in the crazy, cold, contradictory state that is Wisconsin. I wrote research papers in Madison, performed poems in Milwaukee, walked picket lines in Jefferson, organized student conferences in Eau Claire, led artistic workshops in Green Bay, spoke at my roommate’s wedding in Merrill, and […]

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It’s been a crazy week in the political arena, from Fox News pumping money into the GOP to Sarah Palin co-signing Dr. Laura and her ni**er rant and now we’re hearing a church in Gainesville, Fla is planning on burning copies of the Quran.  This is this week’s Political FAILS of the week. So Fox […]

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…at least when it comes to party diversity, that is, especially since some Republicans’ quick-draw rhetoric continues to “shoot themselves in the foot”  Quick: before Jake Knotts or some other “respected Republican leader” takes aim once again, please remind all Republicans that the 2nd Amendment – the time-honored “right to bear arms” – is about […]

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The staffer fired by the Republican National Committee for approving a $2,000 meal at a risque club has been identified. The young lady’s name is Allison Meyers, the director of the RNC’s Young Eagles program for young donors, was fired over the scandal, according to RNC sources. The committee announced late Monday that it had […]

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Is a portion of America becoming everything that once deplored in the process of getting everything they think they want? People are calling this a victory for America. It may be true: there are some aspects of the health care bill that we need in place to reform the broken system here in the United […]

Is a portion of America becoming everything that once deplored in the process of getting everything they think they want? People are calling this a victory for America. It may be true: there are some aspects of the health care bill that we need in place to reform the broken system here in the United […]

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A somewhat heated exchange between Sen. John McCain and President Obama:Check out the awkward exchange between the Obama and McCain. Obama seems to be upset, or at least not in the mood for joking around. McCain’s comeback about how he is reminded of the fact that he lost the election say’s a lot, first that […]

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Giddy Republican leaders and conservatives of all stripes were fired up yesterday when they gathered at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. All of their heavy hitters were there, from former/future Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney to Scott Brown, recently elected Senator from Massachusetts. One speech that is being quoted in newspapers and […]

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<p>By Boyce Watkins, PhD on Feb 1st 2010 9:42AM Filed under: News, Politics, President Obama, Race and Civil Rights</p><p>This latest salvo is just another disrespectful sign of the ignorance of this TeaBagger (or whatever they call themselves)crowd. They will never miss an opportunity to insult this President personally, and with a vehemance which surpasses simple […]

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So Sarah Palin made her FOX NEWS debut lastnight and lets just say not only was the kool-aid on deck but they were wasted on it. To his credit O’Reilly did challenge the former Gov. throwing her topics such as Obama’s approval rating, Iran, and the recent controversial statements by Sen Reid. Palin in her […]

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So Sarah Palin made her FOX NEWS debut lastnight and lets just say not only was the kool-aid on deck but they were wasted on it. To his credit O’Reilly did challenge the former Gov. throwing her topics such as Obama’s approval rating, Iran, and the recent controversial statements by Sen Reid. Palin in her […]